How to Move to Barrow Alaska

Barrow AK Aerial Photo

Moving to Alaska is a challenging and often expensive endeavor in general, and that’s when moving to Anchorage, by far and away the easiest place to move to in Alaska from another part of the world. Barrow (now called Utqiagvik, the original native name as of 2016) is challenging to get to even by Alaska …

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Can DACA Recipients Travel to Alaska?

Denali National Park Mountain

One of the major questions that many DACA recipients have asked regards travel, especially in regards to whether or not DACA recipients can travel to Alaska or not. This is a good question, and one that comes up quite a bit. It’s not surprising considering how beautiful Alaska is, not to mention the number of …

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How to Move to Kodiak Alaska

Kodiak Alaska

The island of Kodiak Alaska might be most famous for the term “Kodiak Grizzly” referring to the stunningly big brown bears that can be found on the island. Kodiak is an island that offers so much more than huge bears or the abundant salmon and berries that allow them to grow to such huge sizes. …

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Can I Fly Alaska Airlines with a Gun?

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Flying to Alaska isn’t just a way to visit, but it’s also one of the most common methods for moving. For many people moving with a couple bags and then buying things once up there makes more sense than a long, long road trip on questionable roads with a hauling trailer. Whether going for a …

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Alaska Airlines Traveling with an Instrument

stickers on well traveled guitar case

Whether you are visiting Alaska for a dream vacation, heading to the great white north to start college at one of the great branches of the University of Alaska system, or moving for a new career/life opportunity, if you’re flying in a lot of things need to be left behind. However, if you love music …

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How to Get Around Denali without a Car

Denali National Park Mountain

Denali National Park is one of the most popular attractions in Alaska, and indeed one of the most popular National Parks among frequent U.S. travelers. Anyone who has spent even a short time there can tell you those feelings are understandable. Denali is the tallest mountain in all of North America and an important place …

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How to Travel Alaska without a Car

Alaska is the largest state by far, to the point where as one friend once mentioned: “If you split Alaska in half, Texas would be the 3rd largest state.” The sheer size and scope of the state that is appropriately called “The Last Frontier,” but for those of us who don’t own a car or …

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Is Alaska Safe to Travel Alone?

Denali National Park

One of the questions I get from a lot of my friends is whether or not I think Alaska is safe to travel through alone. I always love talking about this, especially with friends who are seriously contemplating traveling to the Last Frontier for a bit of adventure travel. I get to talk about a …

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Why Alaskan Adventures?

beautiful alaska skies

Why Alaskan adventures? Well fighting off the automatic instinct to be sarcastic and say “Why not?” the simple answer is that the four years and change I spent in the Last Frontier were amazing. I’ve visited multiple times since having to take a job out of state, and though it’s admittedly been a bit since …

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